Dr. Buesa holds a B.Sc. in Biology and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry (Molecular Biology) from the University of Barcelona, Spain. He was an EU postdoctoral fellow at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Ghent in Belgium and later on, he was a senior researcher at the Flemish Institute of Biotechnology (VIB). He has also completed the executive education program (PADE) at IESE Business School in Barcelona and several additional training programs in Finance and Negotiation. In 2000 he founded Oryzon, where he has served as CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors since that time. He has also been a director of several biotech companies and he is a partner in MENDELION, S.L.